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    Issue date: 4/17/09 Section: Focus
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    Friday, April 17



    The event has been much anticipated and today, Relay For Life 2009 will make its way to North side. Relay For Life is an overnight event that fundraises for the fight against cancer and is a growing support for cancer research. Throughout the entire event, there will be enough theme laps, activities, games, and performances to guarantee a fabulous day. Different organizations, student groups, and even Greek Life will be holding fundraisers throughout the event, and any participation is a great way to show support for these organizations.

    Last year, the event raised double the amount they had hoped to. Why not make it triple this year? Put on your tracksuit, grab your friends, and make your way to Relay For Life to support the event's honorable cause. Time: Friday, 6 p.m. to Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free, though donations are accepted. Location: North Residential Village Stadium. Info: http://studentaffairs.case.edu/events/relayforlife/



    Saturday, April 18



    With the weather heating up lately, why not take advantage of any opportunity to bask in it? This Saturday, UPB will be holding a White Water Rafting daytrip at Wilderness Voyageurs in Ohiopyle, Pa. (transportation included).

    Attendees are advised to dress warmly, and to waterproof themselves, though ponchos and other gear will be available for purchase at the site. If you're looking for a little thrill before end-of-the-semester work piles up, contact UPB for your calling. Time: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: $25 per ticket. Location: Wilderness Voyageurs, Ohiopyle, Pa. Info: http://tickets.case.edu



    Thursday, April 23



    The Spartan Tappers plan to make some noise this Thursday at their annual ExtravaDance. ExtravaDance is a dance show organized by the Spartan Tappers that features several different performance groups, all showcasing their talents. ExtravaDance is also a charity event, raising money and collecting canned goods for the Cleveland Food Bank.

    This year, there will be performances from over 10 campus groups ranging from the Case Juggling Club to ETKA Fusion and Bhangra. Skip out on Dancing with the Stars this week, and join the Spartan Tappers for ExtravaDance. Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost: Free (canned goods and donations suggested). Location: Thwing Ballroom. Info: http://www.case.edu/orgs/tappers/extravadance.html
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